Albany, NY – State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has announced that 11 bills to combat the statewide Heroin and Opioid crisis have passed both houses of the State Legislature.
The comprehensive legislative package will target prevention, treatment, and enforcement issues raised by experts and parents at a public forum of the Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force hosted by Senator Ranzenhofer at Batavia City Hall.
Albany, N.Y. – State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer wants students to have fun and keep learning this summer at their public library. Senator Ranzenhofer is partnering with the New York State Library to get more kids reading this summer.
With only a few days left in the 2014 Legislative Session, many bills already passed by the State Senate are awaiting action by the State Assembly.
The State Senate has been working diligently on legislation to end pregnancy discrimination in the workplace and also to prevent the tragedy of human trafficking. In particular, two pieces of legislation dealing with both these issues passed the State Senate first in 2013 and again as recently as last week.
East Amherst, NY-Senator Ranzenhofer joins Niagara County Produce Owners Richard Dorr and Jody Chesko for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new 86,000 square-foot facility on Transit Road near Millersport Highway.
Albany, NY – A bill to prevent registered sex offenders from residing in community group homes has passed the State Senate by a 55-2 vote. Senate Bill No. 7503 is sponsored by Senator Mike Ranzenhofer.
“It is inappropriate that registered sex offenders have been placed to reside with these most vulnerable individuals who deserve the best care and protection that we can provide. This bill will ensure the safety of those who we are charged with protecting, while assuring residents in our neighborhoods. Simply put, this measure will go a long way in guarding residents from harm,” said Ranzenhofer.
Existing law permits sex offenders to reside in community group homes.
Albany, NY - Senator Mike Ranzenhofer gives an update on 23 bills, recommended by the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, passed by the State Senate. Senator Ranzenhofer hosted a public forum for the Task Force in Batavia on May 23.
Albany, NY- Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has announced that the State Senate has passed 23 bills to address issues surrounding the increase in heroin and opioid abuse, addiction, and related crimes in New York.
The bills are part of a comprehensive legislative package proposed in a report by the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction. Senator Ranzenhofer hosted a public forum last month at Batavia City Hall, along with Task Force Chairman Senator Phil Boyle (R-C-I, Suffolk County).
The New York State Senate has just honored World War II veterans by adopting a resolution that commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied Army invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, a defining day in world history that marked the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the eventual end of World War II; as well as passing a package of legislation to benefit veterans, and men and women in active military duty.
Senator Ranzenhofer discusses legislative efforts to combat the rise in the use of heroin and opioids, the induction of a Genesee County resident into the State Senate's Veterans' Hall of Fame and priorities as the 2014 Legislative Session winds down.
Batavia, N.Y. - Senator Ranzenhofer hosted a public forum for the Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction at Batavia City Hall. The forum was one of 17 held across the State to solicit input on the rise in the use of heroin and opioids and develop recommendations for treating and preventing addiction and its consequences. Click here to learn more.